IT Manager
Career Professionals, Inc - Kingsport, TN

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Career Professionals, Inc is an executive search firm that has been serving the professional and technical staffing needs of Southeastern manufacturers for more than 25 years. Visit our website at to view additional job openings.

We are currently working with a manufacturing facility in E.TN who has an immediate need for an IT Manager to lead the implementation of Info XA ERP system. Will serve as a key member of the management team reporting to the corporate headquarters. This is a hands-on role and the IT Manager will serve as the sole IT person at the plant. Preferred candidates will have strong experience in networking and ERP systems along with at least 3 years management experience. Will be responsible for the ERP implementation as well as training employees on how to effectively utilize the system.

Will also lead the IT department's operational and strategic planning, including fostering innovation, planning projects, and allocating resources. Will recommend improvements to IT infrastructure and IT systems in addition to providing help desk and technical support services.

Qualified candidates will have BS degree in Computer Science (or related) and experience with IBM's OS/400 operating system. Knowledge of ERP system, such as MAPICS and INFOR XA, is a plus along with experience working with barcoding systems, scanners, printers, and label design. Will work with telecommunications including LAN and WAN network hardware, VOIP, protocols and standards.
BS Computer Science
Experience with ERP systems (MAPICS or INFO XA)
Knowledge of telecommunications (LAN and WAN, VOIP, etc)
Database management